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noun

English Meaning(s) for 理

noun
  1. reason; principle; logic
  2. general principle (as opposed to individual concrete phenomenon)
  3. (in neo-Confucianism) the underlying principles of the cosmos

Definition and Synonyms for 理

Law a rule or body of rules of conduct inherent in human nature and essential to or binding upon human society
Synonyms: 天則, 法則, , 理り, 自然律, 自然法

Meanings for each kanji in 理

logic; arrangement; reason; justice; truth Kanji Details »

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Conception an abstract or general idea inferred or derived from specific instances
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Sample Sentences for 理

He is inclined to get mad.
I will have to get rid of this worn-out carpet.
I can't figure out why he said so.
Today's stew has been carefully and slowly boiled to perfect deliciousness.
When I return from vacation, I shall have to catch up with a lot of work.

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